Writing and Related Skills coursework helps you develop skills in written communication and expression, reading, critical thinking and oral expression.
Quantitative and Logical Skills coursework helps develop your quantitative literacy and logical reasoning--including the ability to identify valid arguments, use mathematical models, draw conclusions and critically evaluate results based on quantitative data.
Foreign Language coursework cultivates your skills in communication across ethnic, cultural, ideological and national boundaries. It also helps you develop an understanding of other cultures and patterns of thought.
Natural Science coursework fosters your understanding of the principles, theories and methods of modern science; relationships between science and technology; implications of scientific discoveries and the potential of science and technology has to address problems of the contemporary world.
Social Science coursework focuses on the study of human behavior and cognition; the structure of human society, and the processes by which individuals and groups interact, communicate, and use resources.
Coursework within Arts and Humanities involves evaluating significant writing and works of art. These studies develop capacities for aesthetic and historical response and judgment; interpretation and evaluation; critical listening, reading, seeing, thinking and writing; while experiencing the arts and reflecting on that experience.
Two required courses — student’s choice.
Courses in Global Studies help you become an educated, productive and principled citizen of your nation and the world. You can overlap Global Studies courses within another Gen Ed category. If you do not overlap Global Studies courses with another Gen Ed category, the Global Studies requirement must still be fulfilled.